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The Potter's Guide to Ceramic Surfaces - How to Decorate Your Ceramic  Pieces by Adding Color, Texture, and Pattern
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The Potter's Guide to Ceramic Surfaces - How to Decorate Your Ceramic Pieces by Adding Color, Texture, and Pattern

By Jo Connell

Iola, WI: Krause Publications. Good in Good+ dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0873493591 . Ex-library book, but still in good condition with light wear and tear from usage, laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are alll intact and clean other than some light small stains inside covers. Hardcover has some wear to corners and edges, moreso to bottom edge where there is some paper loss at corners. Laminated jacket has some scuffing and light edgewear, a little moreso at corners. Profusely illustrated in colours. Good, solid reading or study copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Readers will learn how to beautify their ceramic pieces by introducing color, texture, and pattern using a range of decorative techniques at various stages of the making process - at the wet, leatherhard and biscuit stages, as well as (exploring) multiple firing and post-firing methods. Designed to encourage both the novice and the experienced potter to explore new techniques and combine them in a fresh and creative way, this is the most visually comprehensive decoration book every produced. More than 70 techniques are described and clearly laid out with detailed step-by-step instructions. This is the book that will inspire all ceramists. (943,0514) .

$27.50

Carving Spoons - 2nd Edition  Welsh Love Spoons, Celtic Knots and  Contemporary Favorites
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Carving Spoons - 2nd Edition Welsh Love Spoons, Celtic Knots and Contemporary Favorites

By Shirley Adler

Fox Chapel Publishing. Near Fine. 2003. Second Printing. Softcover. 9781565232273 . Second edition, spiralbound softcover. Very nice condition. Pages clean and unmarked, minimal wear overall. Front cover has a protective clear sleeve which has some scuffing, however front cover underneath is pristine. Rear cover has some light soiling and date written on bottom corner. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Carving Spoons, Revised Second Edition, is your introduction to the fascinating world of these hand-crafted objects of utility and sentiment. Classic in simplicity of form, spoons can be carved in an endless assortment of shapes ranging from primitive to contemporary. In many cultures, love spoon designs also carry specific meanings for courtship, marriage, and even how many children you desire! Spoons make fun simple projects that develop your carving creativity and self-expression. Shirley Adler will get you started making beautiful spoons to keep for yourself or give away. All you need are a few small scraps of wood and some basic tools. With a little carving, you can elevate the humble wooden spoon from a utilitarian object to a love token or work of art. • 45 patterns with dozens of mix-and-match designs• Step-by-step guide to carving your first spoon• Learn to carve beautiful Welsh love spoons and Celtic knots• Tips on tools, sharpening, safety, wood, sanding, and finishing• Inspiring color photo gallery of finished spoons. (273os,0514) .

$39.95

Metal Thread Embroidery

By Barbara Dawson

New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 082303044x . HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is in excellent condition - pages are clean and intact, only markings are previous owner's name in pen on first endpage and a small red ink dot bottom edge of pages, light age tanning to page edges. Minor corner bumping. B/w illustrations. Dustjacket has light edgewear, a few tiny edge tears, moderate scuffing and age tanning to edges. A comprehensive guide to one of the most challenging embroidery techniques used for ecclesiastical embroidery and vestments. It covers tools, materials, techniques and places where metal thread embroidery can be seen. (785-4-14) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages .

$21.50

Drawing Big Game,  An Artist's Reference to the North's Great Animals
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Drawing Big Game, An Artist's Reference to the North's Great Animals

By Lindstrand, Doug

PA: Fox Chapel Publishing Company. Good. 2000. First Edition; Third Printing. Softcover. 1565231406 . Oversize softcover in good used condition, ex-library book with usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact. Some pages are lightly wrinkled from use and there are some small corner creases. Cover has some scuffing, moderate edgewear and numerous creases, light corner curling, one small tear across spine. Profusely illustrated in colour and b/w. 104 pages. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 104 pages; Celebrating the largest animals of Alaska’s wild frontier, this artistic guide contains both photographs and field sketches of these magnificent animals in their natural habitats throughout the year. Featuring natural history for each species, this book offers a rare look at such animals as the Alaska moose, the American bison, the black bear, and the musk ox. (700,713) .

$45.00

Principles of Art Therapies
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Principles of Art Therapies

By Brown, Daniel

London: Thorsons. Near Fine. 1998. First Edition. Softcover. 0722534957 . Excellent condition, pages clean and unmarked, overall wear very light. 110 pages. B/w illus. ; Thorsons Principles; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 110 pages; The arts have the power to reach our innermost feelings. We can harness this healing power to foster self-development, increase confidence and work towards greater happiness. (115os) .

$4.95

Black & White Portrait Photography
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Black & White Portrait Photography

By Helen T. Boursier

Amherst Media, Inc.. Very Good. 1998. First Edition. Softcover. 0936262613 . Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light scuffing and a little wear to laminate edges. B/w photos. (480os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages .

$12.50

The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
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The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

By Long, Jean

Dover Publications. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0486417395 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has light scuffing. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages; Following a history of Chinese calligraphy — going all the way back to the pictographic beginnings of Chinese writing more than 4,000 years ago — the author explains the basic construction of individual characters and the ways in which calligraphy is used by Chinese artists, including calligraphic seals and inscriptions on paintings. (405osl, 0211) .

$3.95

Create Your Own Stage Make-Up (Makeup)
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Create Your Own Stage Make-Up (Makeup)

By Davies, Gill

Back Stage Books. Very Good. 2001. Softcover. 0823077136 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, a small amount of spotting/soiling to outer edge of pages. Laminate has light wear at corners. Highly illustrated and informative, with step-by-step guidelines, photographs and lots of useful lists, hints and tips - makes the art of makeup accessible to all, whether novice or expert. (505) ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages; (0211) .

$13.95

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY  A National Audubon Society Guide
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NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY A National Audubon Society Guide

By Fitzharris, Tim

Firefly Books. Near Fine. 1996. First Edition. Softcover. 1895565928 . Excellent condition - clean and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and very light wear at corners. Profusely illustrated in colour. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages; A complete and inspiring guide covering equipment, basic and advanced techniques, composition, wildflowers, birds, landscapes, wildlife, insects, and more. Tim Fitzharris is the author and photographer of 16 books. A feature writer and professional adviser to OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER magazine, his nature and wildlife photographs have been exhibited by the National Museum of Canada and featured on calendars. [650] .

$13.95

A BORDER OF BEAUTY Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil
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A BORDER OF BEAUTY Arthur Lismer's Pen and Pencil

By Bridges, Marjorie Lismer

Red Rock. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0920178049 . HC/DJ - fine/VG+. Hardcover clean, tight and unmarked, a little bumping at spine ends, slight upward tilt to front cover. Jacket has light edgewear, few small tears and light age tanning, not clipped. Colour & b/w illustrations. A myriad of pen and ink drawings - landscapes, satirical, and always the faces of people - a mood, a time, a place - captured by the artist with swift strokes of pen and pencil.... [770] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 156 pages .

$15.95

LITHOGRAPHY
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LITHOGRAPHY

By Weddige, Emil

PA: International Textbook Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1966. Hardcover. Ex-library book with laminated cover & usual type markings. Internal pages clean & tight, moderate soiling/spotting outer edge of pages. Jacket under laminate has moderate rubbing & creasing , small tears to corners, 2" tear to rear jacket, scuffing to laminate. B/w & colour illustrations. Contents: The beginning of Lithography; American background, European scene, Artist and their work; The Studio; Equipment and materials; Some chemical reactions; Inks and related materials; Preparing the stone; crayon and tusche and others. ; 8vo; (*Note - due to heavy weight of book, there will be addt'l shipping charges) [1398] .

$16.50

MIND AND CONTEXT IN THE ART OF DRAWING
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MIND AND CONTEXT IN THE ART OF DRAWING

By Beittel, Kenneth R

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Very Good. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0030860458 . Clean, tight condition. Pages unmarked, a little sticker residue inside front cover. Cover has moderate wear to spine ends & corners, otherwise very good. No jacket as issued. An empirical and speculative account of the drawing process and the drawing series and of the contexts in which they occur. [570]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages .

$11.95

COMPLETE AIRBRUSH TECHNIQUES For Commercial, Technical & Industrial  Applications
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COMPLETE AIRBRUSH TECHNIQUES For Commercial, Technical & Industrial Applications

By Sol Dember & Steve Dember

Howard W. Sams. Good+. 1980. Second Edition. Softcover. 067221783x . Tight, solid condition. Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Light soiling, light edgewear. Pages tight and clean other than the occasional light spot. A completely workable approach to mastering the phases & techniques of airbrush art. B/w & colour illustrations. [517]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$11.50

FILM AND TELEVISION MAKEUP
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FILM AND TELEVISION MAKEUP

By Buchman, Herman

Back Stage Books. Very Good+. 1990. First Edition. 0823075605 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light wear to edges/corners. B/w & colour illustrations. 224 pages. "Shows you the means to create magical transformations, changing a character's size, shape, age or race. Whether you are an actor, makeup artist, film or TV director, still photographer or theater teacher, this book is a crucial guide to the craft...." [761]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$10.50

EXPERIMENTAL WORK
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EXPERIMENTAL WORK

By Feininger, Andreas

New York: AMPHOTO. Good in Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0817424415 . Internal pages clean & tight. Please note that one small corner photo has been clipped out. Pages are otherwise undamaged. Library binding with usual ex-lib type markings. Moderate edgewear & scuffing to cover. Top spine end is worn down, light soiling. "There is a world of difference between photographs that merely provide reproductions of the subject they depict, and those that present interesting, stimulating, and thought-provoking interpretations. " [860]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$11.95

THE MOSAIC BOOK Ideas, Projects and Techniques
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THE MOSAIC BOOK Ideas, Projects and Techniques

By Vance, Peggy & Goodrick-Clarke, Celia

London: Conran Octopus. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 1570760152 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - usual ex-lib type of markings. Light edgewear and a little scuffing to jacket. Original laminate, which was rather scuffed, has been removed so jacket is clean and bright. Pages clean and tight, beautiful colour illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Review: "Vance and Goodrick-Clarke are sophisticated guides, inviting readers along on a visually stimulating tour of the countless possibilities for mosaics. Pictured are striking examples of architectural settings, such as gardens, pools, grottoes, and home interiors. Unique works by artists include jewelry, furniture, distinctively designed floors and walls, and decorative objects--all embellished with designs created in ceramic tile, glass, stone, marble, and some unexpected materials. This invaluable resource offers step-by-step projects, explanations of tools and techniques, and a final section of bold motifs, for use in creating mosaic designs...." [804] .

$13.95

THE PAINTER'S GUIDE TO LITHOGRAPHY
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THE PAINTER'S GUIDE TO LITHOGRAPHY

By Muench, John

North Light Books. Very Good. 1983. First Edition. Softcover. 0891340580 . Ex-library book, but still in very good condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and tight. Light edgewear to cover, light soiling to outer edge of pages. B/w & colour illustrations. All the information you need to make your own lithographs from stone or plates is beautifully presented in understandable form. A book every artist who wanted to try lithography , or thought about making his own prints, will find intriguing and rewarding. [535]; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$11.50

SHOUJO MANGA TECHNIQUES Drawing Basics
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SHOUJO MANGA TECHNIQUES Drawing Basics

By Tusbasa, Hirono & Kotobuki, Nene

CA: Digital Manga Publishing. Very Good+. 2005. First Edition. Softcover. 1569709718 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings - only very light wear overall, interior clean and unmarked. The wonderful world of learning Shoujo Manga. This charming book takes you on a step-by-step journey to drawing basics. Formatted in the original "right to left" manga reading style. Will be helpful to all levels of artist. Instructional for all style of manga, not just girls style. (480? ) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$9.95

THE COMPLETE POTTER'S COMPANION
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THE COMPLETE POTTER'S COMPANION

By Birks, Tony

Little, Brown & Company. Good. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 0821220144 . Ex-library book, but still in good, readable condition. Laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Interior is clean other than light soiling inside covers, all pages intact. Cover has some wear to laminate edges and spine tears to spine ends, moderate soiling/staining to outer edge of pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. "Revised and updated, this classic potter's volume explains everything from preparation through firing, with stops along the way for detailed coverage of working on the wheel; coiled, slab, and pinch pots; mold making; slip casting; and glazing and decorating...." (840) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$11.50

COLOR IN TREES SHRUBS, WEEDS
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COLOR IN TREES SHRUBS, WEEDS

By Garner, Frederick

Walter Foster Publications. Very Good+. Softcover. Undated, circa 1950s to 1960s. Oversize softcover, folio (approx. 14 x 10") - only light wear overall, B/w & Color illustrations throughout - approx. 40 pages. This is one of the wonderful Walter Foster How-To Art Series. (250-osl) ; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

$11.95

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